My plan for the coming term

In the coming term, I intend, as your Senator, to focus my work on finding solutions to the long-term structural challenges our state faces. With a growing economy, a $100 million surplus, and an increased rainy-day fund, I believe that we can, and we must, invest in the following efforts. 1. Reduce the high cost […]

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Seacoast Online: NH Senate to take up bill to help dairy farmers

We can’t afford to see family farms in New Hampshire close because once they’ve been sold and subdivided, they never come back. With long-term trends making local agriculture more and more viable, this short-term investment will pay off for decades to come. Read the full story at http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20170129/nh-senate-to-take-up-bill-to-help-dairy-farmers

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Manchester Union-Leader: Seacoast businesses say they face many challenges

Sen. Fuller Clark: “State Senator Martha Fuller Clark, D-Portsmouth, asked what the community college system is doing to help businesses that focus on construction. “We know it’s very hard to get students into the building trades, where they need new skills for well-paying jobs,” Fuller Clark said. – See more at:http://www.unionleader.com/artic…/20170125/NEWS02/170129576…

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Seacoast Online: Lawmakers seek $2.2M for unfunded water, sewer projects

These projects are long overdue and I hope that we can with our colleagues from across the state to pass this needed measure. Lawmakers seek $2.2M for unfunded water, sewer projects By Elizabeth Dinan edinan@seacoastonline.com PORTSMOUTH – Nine state representatives and two state senators have sponsored a bill to allocate $2.2 million for drinking water […]

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Seacoast Online: Seacoast towns hope for return of state’s school building aid

More people need to realize that improved schools drive businesses deciding to move to New Hampshire. If we spend the next two years put off hard decisions about what projects to fund, we’ll fall further and further behind as the state gets older and older. Read the Herald story at http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20161218/seacoast-towns-hope-for-return-of-states-school-building-aid

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